How to set custom colors and text for Colour Labels?

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How to set custom colors and text for Colour Labels?

Post by converter »

I'd like to set both custom colors and custom text for Colour Labels in XnView MP:after searching the forum for a while,looks like these are non-UI settings that are to be added in the xnview.ini configuration file,in the [Browser] section:fine,however the issue I'm seeing is that there are no such entries in this file.

The only ones I can see now are customLabel-1 through 5 and labelBColor-0 through 4 which I guess are related to thumbnail labels,while I see no trace of ColorLabel-0 and such,as described here http://www.xnview.com/wiki/index.php/UI-less_Settings and here http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.php?t=12779 : where are the current settings coming from (are they maybe hardcoded directly inside XnView,maybe?) and I do actually change them?

Let's assume I want to add a new label named "Delete" and assign a color to it,which would be then the exact format of the string I'm supposed to add to the [Browser] section of xnview.ini?

And I do I edit the current default text values (Important,Work,Personal,To Do,Later) for Labels that I have already?

EDIT:not to be unpolite,but I could *really* use some help here-if anyone has any clear idea of what should be the actual format for such custom labels,feel free to bring me up to speed...

The actual names (like Personal,ToDo,Later) are not meaningful to me,I'd really like to come up with something more adequate,possibly without wrecking the entire installation by adding the wrong lines somewhere.
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Re: How to set custom colors and text for Colour Labels?

Post by m.Th. »

What you found applies to XnView - called also XnView Classic here and NOT to XnView MP (the successor of XnView).

However, we already discussed this and I've proposed some solutions in http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.p ... 05#p113330

Perhaps is better to continue that thread and not to grow this one.
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Re: How to set custom colors and text for Colour Labels?

Post by converter »

OK,many thanks:that surely explains why I was having such a hard time figuring where to put those lines...
Since image collections/bookmarking and custom filters is indeed the next thing I was going to ask,I'm going to keep an eye on the discussion you've linked.